For those who love the warmer days, outdoor activities, festivals and bundles of fun, we’ve found 19 perfect warmer weather activities to get you excited this summer in Wellington.
Get busy in this outdoor activity with ziplines, flying foxes and a range of obstacles built into the forest in Porirua. Perfect for adventurists of all ages!
📍Okowai Road, Aotea, Porirua 5022, New Zealand
2. Fergs Kayaks
Why not kayak around Wellington’s coast? It’s the perfect summer adventure with a variety of tours on offer. Book your experience here.
📍6 Queens Wharf, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Relax atop one of Wellington’s best rooftop bars. Pick a suitable one from our list here.
4. Martinborough Wine Tasting
Take a one hour road trip to the Martinborough Vineyard for a glorious day of wine tasting and chowing down on some fine New Zealand cuisine. Learn about the production of wine while appreciating some high-quality Pinot Noir. What a scene!
📍 89 Martins Road, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
Take on this exercise and biking trail, across 40km, on a good day in Wellington. Admire majestic views from the top of the peak and you could even bring a picnic to enjoy when you reach the top.
📍116/122 South Karori Road, Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
6. Visit the beach
Get your dose of vitamin sea this summer season at one of Wellington’s best beaches. Discover them here.
Feel glamourous and chic at this famous high tea series in the heart of Wellington. Read all about it here. Certainly, a cosy activity on a dull day.
📍 90 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Summer calls for the best time to attend one of the best festivals around such as Wellington Wine and Food Festival on December 10. Check out our list of the best upcoming festivals in Wellington here.
9. Escape Mate
There’s a variety of escape room experiences across Wellington. But Escape Mate absolutely love hosting all kinds of sessions. Grab your workmates or some family members and off you go for some thrilling adventures.
10. Hannahs Laneway
After a day of fun, head for a foodie feast at this wonderful laneway. Satisfy your sweet cravings by eating peanut butter at the quirky peanut butter shop or renowned salted caramel cookies and other bakery goods at Leeds Street Bakery and more.
📍 14 Leeds Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Rediscover the delights of your homeland by heading to this wildlife sanctuary. Surrounded by birdsong and remote bushes, you’ll have a marvellous time. Indeed, one of the best warmer weather activities.
📍 3 Waiapu Road, Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
12. The Cinema
Catch the latest blockbusters on the big screen after a day of fun in Wellington. Here’s the best new movies to see at the cinema in New Zealand this month.
13. Have a picnic
The sunnier days is the perfect time to whip up them shared boards and head on a lovely picnic with your mates. Check out the best picnic places in Wellington here.
14. Wellington Zoo
Animal lovers will enjoy wandering through the animal kingdom. Indeed, the zoo is an excellent place to have fun, go on a date or get up close and personal with some much-loved creatures. For more information, visit the Wellington Zoo website.
📍 200 Daniell Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
The boring weekends offer an excellent time to break away from Wellington to experience something new. Check out dreamy North Island weekend experiences or rare North Island getaways to find an escape.
16. Weta Workshop
As one of the best date ideas in Wellington, go on an imaginary world of discovery at one of the world’s greatest studio tours. Learn how physical effects are crafted on this insightful tour date. Weta Workshop is best known for its Oscar-winning work on Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. To book visit Weta Workshop website.
📍 Weka Street, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
17. Te Papa Museum
This interactive museum is a must-visit for those of you who don’t like the sun. Educate yourself on New Zealand, earthquakes, wildlife, culture, volcanoes and much more. With an ever-changing exhibition collection…you won’t be bored.
📍 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
18. Paekakariki Hill Track
This place just happens to be one of the best to watch the sunset and sunrise in Wellington. Opt to either drive the enchanting coastal route or hike the loop with a group. Certainly, one of the greatest warmer weather activities.
📍 Paekākāriki 5034, New Zealand
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19. Instagrammable Wellington
Photo lovers will enjoy our guide to the most instagrammable places in Wellington. Certainly, the ultimate summer bucket list to tick off.